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[audio]Intercultural Communication - Shevanne Robinson
Hello Durban Sings. I am a student in Dr. Garth Rennie's Intercultural Communication class at the University of Windsor
Keywords: Intercultural Communication
Downloads: 30
[texts]Reaction to conflict in Chinese/U.S.A. interrelationships: the nature of discontented responses - Ma, Chen-Lung Ringo
Typescript
Keywords: Intercultural communication
Downloads: 154
[audio]Advantages of diversity - Doyle Srader
The strengths of diverse organizations make skill in intercultural communication valuable preparation for a career. The scriptural case for diversity. The business/organizational case for diversity. The slipperiness of reasons for curtailing diversity.
Keywords: Intercultural Communication; Diversity
Downloads: 19
[audio]Fun Sounds From South Africa - Jaclyn Ducharme
Each piece put together here is upbeat, energetic and will put anyone in a cheerful mood. Click the audio clip and listen for yourself!
Keywords: Intercultural Communication Project
Downloads: 34
[audio]First Day - Doyle Srader
Yankees and co-cultural identity. Communication is to weather as culture is to climate. Culture and wealth each make a legacy. Assignments in COMM 220.
Keywords: Intercultural Communication; Orientation
Downloads: 9
[audio]Independent Study
independent study
Keywords: intercultural communication education
Downloads: 113
[texts]A Listing of suggested films and videos for teaching about cross-cultural issues : Massachusetts Department of Education, Department of Curriculum and Instruction - Zanger, Virginia Vogel

Keywords: Cross-cultural studies; Intercultural communication
Downloads: 125
[audio]Anna Deavere Smith - Doyle Srader
A brief explanation of why we're watching Anna Deavere Smith clips in our Intercultural Communication class
Keywords: Intercultural Communication; Anna Deavere Smith
Downloads: 10
[audio]Family History_106 - Cynthia M. Lauwereys
A brief history of my family: past, present & future. My cutural identity, francophone, and my ancestor's origin. My faith and the problems that it is currently encountering. And lastly, my beautiful country, Canada "the true north strong and free'.
Keywords: Intercultural Communication; 262; 2010; U pf Windsor
Downloads: 7
[audio]Culture shock and communication competence - Doyle Srader
The U curve, communication competence, and from unconscious incompetence to unconscious competence.
Keywords: Intercultural Communication; Culture Shock; Communication Competence
Downloads: 26
[texts]Bausteine für Babylon : Sprache, Kultur, Unterricht- : Festschrift zum 60. Geburtstag von Hans Barkowski - Barkowski, Hans, 1947-
"Schriftenverzeichnis von Hans Barkowski": p. 347-354
Keywords: bub_upload; German language; Linguistics; Intercultural communication
Downloads: 1
[texts]An authentic account of the Chinese commission, which was sent to report on the Great Exhibition : wherein the opinion of China is shown as not corresponding at all with our own - Edwards, H. Sutherland (Henry Sutherland), 1828-1906
Added t.p. (repeated uncolored on front cover) and other plates are wood engravings by Vizetelly
Keywords: Great Exhibition (1851 : London, England); Chinese; Intercultural communication
Downloads: 215
[audio]InterCultural Comunivation 2010 - Yousef Shaban and Ramzi Nassereddine
The sounds of Caousel of the Nations here in lovely Windsor Ontario, with a small addition from the converting software that I used to convert the audio file to an Mp3...
Keywords: Durban Sings; Yousef Shaban; Ramzi Nassereddine; Dr. Rennie; Intercultural Communication; 2010; Windsor
Downloads: 16
[texts]ERIC ED310017: Through Other Eyes. - ERIC
An international perspective is the new reality for all U.S. interests, including education, and it was on the basis of this belief that the Education Commission of the States (ECS) held the joint conference with the Australian Education Council (AEC) reported in this document. An initial section called "Points to Ponder" raises questions as to why U.S. educators do things the way they do and what they might conclude about U.S...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Comparative Education; Cross Cultural Studies; Foreign Countries; Intercultural Communication; International Cooperation; International Education
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED372433: International Business, Gender, and Training: Preparing for the Global Economy. - ERIC
This paper deals with how to train employees in transnational companies to be more "global" in their understanding and awareness of different cultures. The paper defines as "target culture" where the employee or his family will be working and considers as a confounding variable in the international marketplace the role to be played by women. Gender, as an issue in international affairs, is included in a separate section of the paper...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Business Communication; Cultural Awareness; Cultural Context; Females; Global Approach; Intercultural Communication; Professional Training
Downloads: 8
[texts]ERIC ED353972: A Knowledge Acquisition System Based upon Structural Communication and Pattern Noting Technologies. - ERIC
This paper describes a four-dimensional model for the science of knowledge acquisition and a classification system in terms of these dimensions. A summary of the state of the art in terms of the cells generated in a four-dimensional representation of this classification system is presented. The need for better tools for conducting knowledge classification efforts in many of these cells is shown. One such tool, derived from a teaching model called Structural Communication, is described...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Classification; Communication Research; Higher Education; Intercultural Communication; Models; Research Needs
Downloads: 8
[texts]ERIC ED361762: Experiential Approach to Intercultural Communication. - ERIC
As the need for intercultural communication courses gains more recognition and support in college and university curricula there are also growing concerns about effective methods for teaching the courses. The value of actual intercultural experiences as a strong component of an intercultural communication course should not be questioned. If, however, a college or university is located in a culturally homogeneous community, available campus resources can be used to enhance students' knowledge of ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Class Activities; College Students; Cultural Differences; Experiential Learning; Higher Education; Intercultural Communication
Downloads: 7
[texts]ERIC ED354557: Preparing International Teaching Assistants: Intercultural Training from a Genetics Perspective. - ERIC
The variety of cultures represented by international teaching assistants (ITAs) demands a skillful accommodation of intercultural information to assist effective adaptation for the American classroom. The literature on intercultural communication often provides a simple illustration of persons representing different cultures interacting to create a "third culture" or negotiated social reality which becomes the new milieu for their interaction...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Foreign Students; Genetics; Graduate Students; Higher Education; Intercultural Communication; Models; Professional Training; Teaching Assistants
Downloads: 4
[texts]ERIC ED384077: Multicultural, Intercultural Diversity--What Do We Call "It" and How Do These Terms Show Up in Public Relations Efforts? - ERIC
Diversity should be first understood from an individual's own culture. Yet few public relations professionals have had a course in interpersonal communication. If public relations is viewed as a profession where the management of people is important, then knowledge of diversity in the workplace seems imperative. The multicultural, intercultural, cross-cultural and international viewpoints add depth to a person's cultural studies...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Cultural Pluralism; Higher Education; Intercultural Communication; Multicultural Education; Professional Development; Public Relations; Textbooks
Downloads: 8
[texts]ERIC ED383028: Emerging Public Relations in the Commonwealth of Independent States: An Academic Perspective. - ERIC
Public relations may be emerging in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), but the preparedness of public relations professionals in the United States is minimal. In a review of the status of intercultural exchange, three levels were examined in terms of the public relations situations: (1) opportunity for cultures to make contact; (2) the understanding of face-to-face assumptions; and (3) the opportunities for training...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Cultural Differences; Foreign Countries; Higher Education; Intercultural Communication; Multicultural Education; Professional Training; Public Relations
Downloads: 7
[texts]ERIC ED321578: Intercultural Communication Competence: Some Perspectives of Research. - ERIC
A discussion of intercultural communicative competence (ICC) conceptualizes ICC based on a review of the literature, details its major components and related propositions, and considers problems in and prospects for, the study of ICC. The literature of both intercultural communication and of communicative competence are examined for commonalities, themes, and conceptual problems. Research on components of ICC is seen as derived from the following perspectives: personality strength; comunication ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Communicative Competence (Languages); Cultural Awareness; Culture Conflict; Intercultural Communication; Language Research; Literature Reviews
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED371366: Inter-Cultural Elements in the Collaboration between John G. Neihardt and Black Elk: Meeting in the "Contact Zones." - ERIC
The life of Nicholas Black Elk and the collaboration between him and John G. Neihardt on the book "Black Elk Speaks" presages or corresponds with current scholarly discussions of "transculturation." The diversity in society and the schools requires an enhancement of positive experiences in the inter-cultural "Contact Zones." Neihardt's and Black Elk's collaboration shows that "agency" (natives speaking for themselves and for their own view of their histories) can be accomplished in collaboration...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; American Indian Culture; Cooperation; Cultural Differences; Higher Education; Intercultural Communication
Downloads: 8
[texts]ERIC ED297386: The Many Faces of Power, Ideology and Culture: In Search of a More Interpretative Communication Research. - ERIC
By focusing on concepts of power, culture, and ideology in light of new socio-cultural and anthropological interpretations with regard to their use in international, intercultural, and cross-cultural communication research, an outline for the framework of a more hermeneutic-interpretive approach to the study of communication and socio-cultural change can be developed. Culture is not only a visible, non-natural environment of individual and organized subjects, but also and primarily his, her, or ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Communication Research; Cultural Context; Ideology; Intercultural Communication; Power Structure; Research Design; Social Theories
Downloads: 5
[texts]ERIC ED373003: Common Ground Race Relations Study Guide. A Study Guide for Small Group Discussions on Race Relations. - ERIC
This document is designed to promote constructive dialogue about racial problems and solutions. Because racial conflict remains the single greatest obstacle for urban economic growth and political harmony, it is necessary to find common ground for solutions to racial inequality and conflict by opening lines of communication between blacks and whites. The discussion process is composed of 3 stages: (1) sharing personal racial experiences and beliefs; (2) defining the terms of discussion and the n...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Conflict Resolution; Discussion Groups; Higher Education; Intercultural Communication; Racial Attitudes; Racial Relations
Downloads: 8
[texts]ERIC ED299623: Rhetoric of India: A Selected, Interdisciplinary Bibliography. - ERIC
This 98-item bibliography lists works pertaining to the philosophical and religious literature of India, a literature which has long earned the respect of distinguished Western scholars. Included are: foundational works of Indian culture, such as the Bhagavad-Gita, the Holy Vedas, and the Upanishads; works on the rhetorical tradition and background of Indian thought; selected philosophical perspectives; profiles of noted speakers; texts on intercultural and international communication; and colle...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Annotated Bibliographies; Foreign Countries; Intercultural Communication; International Communication; Mysticism; Philosophy; Rhetoric
Downloads: 4
[texts]ERIC ED351708: Intercultural Communication Education: An Afrocentric Perspective. - ERIC
This paper examines the implications of "Afrocentricity" for intercultural communication education. The paper's task is fourfold. First, it provides the meaning of Afrocentricity as an interpretive and corrective episteme; next, it examines Afrocentricity as context for civility in intercultural communication education; third, it provides a brief review of African philosophy and culture; and finally, the paper synthesizes commentaries of Molefi Asanti, Chinua Achebe, and Dona Richards which butt...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; African Culture; Afrocentrism; Cultural Context; Cultural Differences; Higher Education; Intercultural Communication; Interpersonal Communication; Philosophy
Downloads: 12
[texts]ERIC ED346417: Valuing Diversity and Similarity: Bridging the Gap through Interpersonal Skills. - ERIC
A step-by-step approach to help develop the skills needed to be a careful listener and more effective speaker is presented in this book. The first section discusses the science and art of communication. It includes chapters on communicating as connecting with others; behavior and communication; nonverbal behaviors and interpersonal communication; and multicultural communication. The second section focuses on cognitive understanding of the culturally different...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Communication Skills; Communication (Thought Transfer); Cultural Awareness; Intercultural Communication; Interpersonal Communication
Downloads: 7
[texts]ERIC ED364916: Rhetoric of India: A Selected, Interdisciplinary Bibliography. - ERIC
Focusing on the philosophical and religious literature of India, this updated annotated bibliography discusses 33 books published between 1961 and 1993. Books annotated in the bibliography discuss: the foundations of Indian culture, the rhetorical tradition, Indian literary traditions, the historical-cultural context, toward a rhetorical-cultural synthesis, and intercultural and international communication...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Annotated Bibliographies; Authors; Cultural Context; Foreign Countries; Higher Education; Intercultural Communication; Rhetoric
Downloads: 12
[movies]To be Deaf and practice (interactively and at a distance) foreign languages in a (m)OOC: first report about the E-SCALE project [video] - Siglinde Pape, Thierry Chanier
The E-SCALE project (deaf E-space for Signed Collaboration Abroad on Language E-learning) proposes an online learning environment aimed at Deaf learners who wish to improve their written English and ASL (American Sign Language) or their written French and LSF (French Sign Language).
Keywords: MOOC; Deaf education; sign languages; multimodality; Deaf studies; second language acquisition; intercultural communication; intercomprehension
Downloads: 86
[texts]ERIC ED389005: Intercultural Confidence Building for the Speech Communication Teacher/Student: A Conceivable Short Course. - ERIC
Noting that recent descriptions of "political correctness" give multiculturalism a negative connotation, this paper explores the role of intercultural communication in a re-considered 1990s view of multicultural education and discusses the design of a conceivable short course that will serve as the foundation for increasing teacher/student intercultural confidence. The paper notes that multicultural education is making enormous progress, and that one course where multicultural education principl...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Course Descriptions; Cultural Awareness; Cultural Differences; Higher Education; Intercultural Communication; Minicourses; Multicultural Education
Downloads: 7
[texts]Care, culture, and education nursing students' perceptions of care and culture: implications for practice - Wright, Pauline Rita
Today's nurses work and live in a multicultural society where they encounter patients whose backgrounds are different from theirs, and who need care from nurses who are both proficient in their work and knowledgeable about the role that culture plays in patient treatment. In this study, 45 student nurses enrolled in a baccalaureate program at a northeastern urban college completed a survey about their perceptions of care and culture including their relevance and application to the practice of nu...
Keywords: Health sciences; Nursing; Intercultural communication; Nursing education; Student nurses; Nursing practice
Downloads: 3,770
[texts]ERIC ED341272: Symbolic Internationalization: Beyond the Practical Use of Foreign Languages in Intercultural Communication. - ERIC
Symbolic internationalization is an elementary feature of industrialized society. The phenomena accompanying foreign language use will affect daily habits of communication as long as commercial advertising, mass media entertainment, and cosmopolitan approaches remain part of modern life styles. A national language no longer suffices to satisfy all communication needs. Speech and language professionals must accept the presence of symbolic functions of foreign languages and linguistic influences...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Cultural Pluralism; Foreign Countries; Global Approach; Intercultural Communication; International Communication; Multilingualism; Nationalism; Second Languages
Downloads: 12
[texts]ERIC ED341274: Analyzing Service Encounters Cross-Culturally: Methodological Considerations. - ERIC
Two approaches to analyzing service encounters (instances of face-to-face interaction between a server designated in a particular area and a customer receiving service from the server) are examined. Some linguists view service encounters as business transaction texts. The two approaches are the "top-down" approach, in which linguists make direct observations of service encounters in various stores and focus on transactional speech, and the "bottom-up" approach, in which the focus is on both tran...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Applied Linguistics; Business Communication; Communication Skills; Discourse Analysis; Foreign Countries; Intercultural Communication; Interpersonal Communication
Downloads: 11
[texts]ERIC ED379908: La Dimension Interculturelle de la Formation des Enseignants de Langues Etrangeres (The Intercultural Dimension of the Training of Foreign Language Teachers). - ERIC
A discussion of the cultural aspect of language teacher training looks at the current situation and offers some possible directions for the future. "Cultural" is intended to signify not only the manifestations of group culture, or civilization, but also and more specifically the daily life and common experience of the group. Traditional teacher education is seen as emphasizing the former through its structure and content, and it is argued that an emphasis on teacher acculturation would be more a...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Cross Cultural Studies; Cultural Awareness; Educational Needs; Foreign Countries; Higher Education; Intercultural Communication; Language Teachers; Teacher Education
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED371353: Talking Back. - ERIC
According to the chair of the English department at Georgetown University (Washington, D.C.), NATALK, a telecommunications subconference on BreadNet for Native American students, has merits and possibilities for cross-cultural communication. Giving students the chance to "publish" their writing electronically can motivate reluctant writers. And for non-Native American students, it is an opportunity to respond to a different culture...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; American Indians; Computer Mediated Communication; Electronic Mail; High Schools; Higher Education; Intercultural Communication; Personal Narratives; Student Needs
Downloads: 4
[texts]ERIC ED377721: Using Foreign Language Resources on the Internet. - ERIC
Use of the Internet in foreign language education, as a means of accessing authentic texts and current cultural information, is discussed. First, requirements for accessing the Internet are outlined, including obtaining an account, assessing software needs, and learning to navigate the network. General uses of the network are then examined, with advantages and disadvantages noted. These include communications (electronic mail, electronic bulletin boards, real-time conferencing) and finding and d...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Classroom Techniques; Cultural Education; Educational Resources; Instructional Materials; Intercultural Communication; Internet; Native Speakers; Second Languages
Downloads: 4
[texts]ERIC ED389013: Inviting International Students into the Communication Classroom: The Wayne State University Global Communication Course. - ERIC
The Department of Communication and the English Language Institute at Wayne State University in Detroit are one year into an experimental project in intercultural communication instruction that brings international students and metro-Detroit undergraduates into a shared classroom. The Detroit project design was partly funded by the Ford Foundation through the Wayne State Diversity Project, and is of potential use to more than 150 colleges and universities nationwide with intensive ESL (English a...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Course Descriptions; English (Second Language); Foreign Students; Global Approach; Higher Education; Instructional Improvement; Intercultural Communication
Downloads: 4
[texts]ERIC ED339220: Europe's Babylon: Towards a Single European Language? Esperanto Documents 41A. - ERIC
Discussion of the establishment of a single language for Europe's many countries and cultures focuses on the debate over English versus Esperanto as the language of choice. It is argued that the notion that language has not been a major barrier to intellectual exchange is a myth. In addition, while the main European political institutions support multilingualism, the situation does not preclude establishing a single second language...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Esperanto; Foreign Countries; Intercultural Communication; International Cooperation; Language Planning; Language Role; Official Languages; Public Policy; Uncommonly Taught Languages
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED344695: Proceedings of the International Roundtable on Family-Community-School Partnerships (3rd, Chicago, Illinois, April 2, 1991). - ERIC
The roundtable reported in this document was intended to identify cross-cultural themes in education and support the growth of a network of international scholars. The roundtable included: (1) reports on partnerships among families, communities, and schools in Eastern Europe, Latin America, Spain, Portugal, Singapore, and Australia; (2) presentations on research and practice concerning educational partnerships in the United States; (3) discussion of a cross-cultural study of parent involvement i...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Achievement; Elementary Secondary Education; Family School Relationship; Intercultural Communication; International Education; Parent Participation; School Community Relationship
Downloads: 6
[texts]ERIC ED319707: Enhancing Pre-Service Teachers' Contextual Understandings about Their Learners. - ERIC
This study documents the benefits of tutoring as a clinical experience for the prospective teacher. The program was developed to give the teacher candidates a perspective on the likelihood that they will encounter vast differences between their life experiences and those of their students. These differences may be racial, ethnic, and/or cultural. The major objective of the tutoring experience is to provide contextual understanding of the individual student...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Elementary Secondary Education; Experiential Learning; Intercultural Communication; Preservice Teacher Education; Student Characteristics; Teacher Background; Teacher Student Relationship; Tutoring
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED357388: What Have You Packed in Your Suitcase? Going International Now and in the Twenty-First Century. - ERIC
Teachers and students need to "repack their suitcases" by revising, or re-envisioning, their metaphors of business, models of communication, conceptual frameworks of interculturalism and internationalism, and molds of professional identity. Popular business communication metaphors, most of which focus on the idea of competition, need to be replaced with dialogic models that depict communication as collaborative, contextual, and constructive...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Business Communication; Cultural Context; Global Approach; Higher Education; Intercultural Communication; International Communication; Metaphors; Professional Education
Downloads: 7
[texts]ERIC ED379711: Eating Iguana: A Qualitative Analysis of Faculty Expectations and Assessments of a Mexican Sojourn. - ERIC
As part of a thrust to increase multiculturalism in the curriculum, Concordia-St. Paul faculty applied for summer sojourn grants, provided by the Bush Foundation. The rationale for the sojourn was that "change in faculty will affect change in the curriculum and in students" (Wentzel 1990). Sixteen faculty members who participated in a Mexican sojourn were interviewed twice: (1) at predeparture, and (2) at post-sojourn...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Attitude Measures; College Faculty; Faculty Development; Foreign Countries; Higher Education; Intercultural Communication; Multicultural Education; Questionnaires; Travel
Downloads: 5
[texts]ERIC ED362450: Toward a Pluralistic Perspective on Equity. - ERIC
This digest deals with the challenges of living in a pluralistic society. Comprised of three articles, the first (by Diane S. Pollard) is a discussion of the problems resulting from the fragmented effort of the equity movement, as many different groups working for equity in gender, race, class, and other concerns, have sought independence from each other. The situation has produced a view in equity work of the defining attributes of these groups as mutually exclusive categories...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Blacks; Cultural Awareness; Cultural Differences; Cultural Interrelationships; Cultural Pluralism; Females; Feminism; Higher Education; Intercultural Communication; Justice; Racial Relations
Downloads: 7
[texts]ERIC ED368013: Internationalizing the Business School: Constructing Partnership between the Humanities and the Professions during an NEH Grant Project. Marketing Component. - ERIC
The addition of international concepts in the business school curriculum has been a major thrust of accrediting agencies and the profession at large. While marketers working within the United States have a vast amount of knowledge of their customers, many marketers are "fooled" by the notion that consumers in other countries are the same type of consumers as the marketers since they share certain similarities (clothing, food, music)...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Business Administration Education; Cultural Awareness; Cultural Context; Cultural Differences; Foreign Countries; Higher Education; Intercultural Communication; Marketing
Downloads: 7
[texts]ERIC ED258286: Anticipation of Communication with Familiar and Unfamiliar Persons. - ERIC
A study was conducted to test the hypothesis that most persons will act differently as they process information and form impressions about another person when that person is familiar than when the other person is unfamiliar to them. The subjects were 79 undergraduate students enrolled in the basic communication course of a midwestern university during the summer session. In a previous study, two ethnic groups (English and German) had been identified as familiar and two groups (Walloons and Kashu...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; College Students; Communication Research; Communication (Thought Transfer); Cultural Images; Ethnic Stereotypes; Higher Education; Intercultural Communication; Interpersonal Communication
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED232476: Americans in Mexico: Learning the Language Is Not Learning the Culture. - ERIC
Problems frequently encountered by Americans visiting or studying in Mexico are described. Idiomatic phrases that might confuse an American Spanish speaker are highlighted to illustrate how the Spanish taught in classrooms differs from the Spanish spoken in Mexico. The relevance of nonverbal communication norms to cultural assimilation is examined as another facet of language that is not taught in the classroom...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Cultural Awareness; Cultural Education; Culture Contact; Foreign Culture; Intercultural Communication; Nonverbal Communication; Second Language Instruction; Spanish
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED250932: Ethnicity as Conversational Style. Sociolinguistic Working Paper Number 55. - ERIC
The relationship of one aspect of conversational style, the degree of directness in the sending and interpretation of messages, to ethnicity was investigated in a comparison of the communication styles of Greeks and Americans. It was hypothesized that Greeks tend to be more indirect in speech than Americans, and that English speakers of Greek ancestry may have Greek communicative styles. These hypotheses were tested through observation of interactions, interviews with Greeks and Americans with b...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Comparative Analysis; Cultural Context; Ethnicity; Intercultural Communication; Interpersonal Communication; Language Styles; Language Usage; North Americans; Semantics; Suprasegmentals; Syntax
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED356649: A Pilot Study of Compliment Responses of American-Born English Speakers and Chinese-Born English Speakers. - ERIC
This study investigated the ways in which Chinese-born speakers of English and American-born speakers of English differed or were similar in their responses to compliments on: (1) ability; (2) appearance; and (3) possessions. Subjects were 15 Chinese and 15 American individuals, controlled for gender and status. Subjects were asked to write their responses to hypothetical compliments given in 18 specified situations...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Chinese; Cultural Differences; Cultural Traits; English; Intercultural Communication; Interpersonal Communication; Interpersonal Competence; North American English
Downloads: 7
[texts]ERIC ED299657: Self Assessment of Cross-Cultural Sensitivity for Faculty Who Teach in the Multicultural Classroom. - ERIC
Cross-cultural awareness in the multicultural classroom has become an important issue in recent years for two main reasons: a continued increase in the number of international students studying in the United States and an increased emphasis on faculty skills for dealing with minorities in the classroom. Faculty approaches to maintaining cultural equilibrium in the classroom are frequently mistaken for cross-cultural insensitivity...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Classroom Communication; Cultural Awareness; Cultural Background; Cultural Differences; Higher Education; Intercultural Communication; Interpersonal Communication; Teacher Role
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED261418: How Culture Is Performed: A Gallegan Paradigm. - ERIC
An American family lived for 12 months in the Spanish province of Galicia as participant observers in the daily performance of the cultural roles and rituals of people living in the city of Santiago de Compostela. Since focus was on the performative dimensions of the culture, 38 people were formally interviewed, along with more than 100 on an informal basis, in an effort to discern the meaning that particular social actions have for the participants...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Communication Research; Cultural Awareness; Culture; Intercultural Communication; Interpersonal Communication; Sociocultural Patterns; Spanish Culture; Speech Communication
Downloads: 1
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